This issue map attempts to visualize relationships between actors, issues, and documents as debates over the content of draft documents (the "Technical Guidelines") developed between 2010-2015. The issue map is premised on all documents submitted by actors as commentary on drafts versions of "Technical Guidelines on transboundary movement of e-waste, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste".
On 15 May 2015 The Basel Conference of the Parties (COP) announced that the Technical Guidelines had been adopted on an interim and non-legally binding basis. See "Decision BC-12/5" available at: http://www.basel.int/TheConvention/ConferenceoftheParties/Meetings/COP12/tabid/4248/mctl/ViewDetails/EventModID/8051/EventID/542/xmid/13027/Default.aspx
A brief overview of the development of the Technical Guidelines as well as links to all documents used in this analysis are available from the Basel website at: http://www.basel.int/Implementation/Ewaste/TechnicalGuidelines/DevelopmentofTGs/tabid/2377/Default.aspx